NCC Events renews contract with the NEC until 2018

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The NEC has extended its partnership with NCC Events, the exhibition arm of the National Caravan Council (NCC) to host its two exhibitions for the next three years. The Motorhome and Caravan Show and the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome show will continue to be held at the Birmingham venue until 2018.Kathryn James, managing director of the NEC said the NCC is the venue’s second biggest client in terms of the number of visitors across both shows.The Motorhome and Caravan Show spans 83,936sqm of the NEC’s Atrium and attracts around 100,000 visitors. The show was recently held at the NEC on 14-19 October.The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show attracts around 84,000 visitors acros 68,000sqm of the NEC Piazza. The next edition will run from 17 to 22 February 2015.“The NEC is not only able to provide the space and flexibility that the shows require, its location in the heart of the country and great connectivity also allows the thousands of visitors that attend the ability to travel to the venue with ease, so we are delighted that NCC has chosen to renew their contract with us,” James added.John Lally, NCC director general said: “The NEC offers the flexibility that we need to create a great show for our visitors. We use the indoor and outdoor space available to create valuable features for our visitors, including a campsite and a towing and manoeuvring area where visitors can try before they buy. “Working alongside the NEC, we are confident that we will continue delivering great shows and find new ways to enhance our visitor experience.”The renewed contract follows on from the organiser of W14 - the Joinery and Manufacturing Show announcing that its 2016 and 2018 editions will also be held at the NEC.The NEC is set to host The Print Show, a new exhibition covering products including litho and digital print equipment.Image: L-R John Lally, NCC director general, Kathryn James, NEC managing director, Anthony Trevelyan, NCC events chairman. Got a news story for Exhibition News? Email Annie Byrne Follow @Annie_Squirrel Follow @ExhibitionNews

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